Nathi Gcabashe is a Grammy-Nominated Songwriter and World-Renowned Performer. The South African Born Artist has one of the most unique voices that blends his Traditional Zulu African Roots, AfroPop, and Rhythm and Blues with today’s world music.
Nathi has performed internationally at some of the world’s most recognized festivals and ceremonies, including the 2006 Soccer World Cup Celebration in Germany; 2010 Soccer World Cup Celebration in South Africa and the Montego Bay Jazz Festival to name a few. He has also shared the stage and toured with Jill Scott, Billy Ocean, Diana Ross, Gospel Duo Mary Mary, Hugh Masekela, Miriam Makeba, lebo M and many more.
His 2nd release “Strength” is an album about the positive message of unity, self-awareness, and self-development. The album’s release date June 16th is significant because it is known as “Youth Day” in South Africa, a country where Nathi was born. This date commemorates the Soweto Uprising where thousands of students were ambushed, injured, and killed by the police. under the apartheid regime in 1976. I wanted to release an album with a positive message of unity, self-awareness, and self-development,” Nathi shares. “The title of the album was inspired by the realization that with strength nothing can take you down. Strength in numbers is what we need now to deal with the pain and unrest the world is feeling right now.”
A companion documentary called "The Voice of Strength" Has been released in conjunction with the album in August 2022. This features commentary from the late Legendary Hugh Masekela, Bakithi Kumalo, and Vusi Mahlasela, among others. click the clink to watch the Documentary film here : https://vimeo.com/ondemand/journeyofstrength
His 2nd Afro House release, "Mambo Pua Remix" is out on all digital platforms featuring hit producer and songwriter, Albert Menendez.
Nathi is currently launching his new line of work in the personal development and thought leadership sphere. You can book a one on one session or join the by weekly Spiritual and Cultural Hangouts and download his podcast.